Two-Vehicle Crash In Jensen Beach Killed Three Kids And Injured One
The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner’s Office identified three children killed in a two-vehicle crash in Port Salerno, Martin County.
The 4-year-old, 11-year-old and 8-year-old of Jensen Beach were pronounced dead at a the Palm Beach Medical Center shortly after the crash, the medical examiner said.
Investigators said, the kids and a fourth child were both in the car seats when a 2017 Ford Escape smashed into the 2005 Honda Accord in which they were passengers, Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash happened on Port Salerno in Martin County.
Both vehicles were driven by men whose names were not provided by authorities.
The crash forced the Honda Accord to hit a pole and utility box, police authorities said.
The fourth child was flown to Delray Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, Florida Highway Patrol said. An update on the child’s condition was not yet made available.
Police authorities and the Florida Highway Patrol officials did not say if the driver and a passenger in the Honda were hurt. The woman in the Escape was treated for minor injuries and taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Investigators have not said whether they expect to file criminal charges related to the crash.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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